The subconscious mind accounts for 50-60 percent of the brain’s capacity. The subconscious is a part of the brain that a person is not fully aware of and has the greatest influence on behavior.
The subconscious retrieves memories from past experiences and determine a person’s actions. This part of the brain is also responsible for automatic functions such as breathing. The subconscious helps the conscious make decisions up to ten seconds before a person realizes it.
The unconscious mind accounts for 30-40 percent of the brain’s capacity. The unconscious mind holds all of the information that the person has forgotten, such as the first word as a child. The unconscious mind cannot be retrieved.
The conscious mind accounts for only 10 percent of the brain’s capacity, and refers to whatever is in a person’s awareness, what he or she says, thinks, and does. The person is aware of his or her actions.